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Hello TOS members! This month I make a plea. Don’t ignore them all. Are you flooded with survey requests?…I generally ignore them. There are some surveys, however, that I make a plea for you to not ignore… [READ MORE]

OCEANOGRAPHY NEWS – Seeking Letters of Interest on Capacity Sharing

In late 2024, Oceanography is planning to publish a special issue on A Vision for Capacity Sharing in the Ocean Sciences. We are seeking letters of interest in submitting articles for this special issue. [LEARN MORE]

EVENT NEWS – Ocean Optics XXVI

We’re looking forward to convening Ocean Optics XXVI in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, from October 6–11, 2024! More details will be announced as they become available. [GO TO CONFERENCE WEBSITE]

EVENT NEWS – Ocean Sciences Meeting 2024

Registration and housing are now open for OSM24! Take advantage of the early bird registration rates which offer you the lowest prices available and register by January 10, 2024. Housing can be booked at discounted rates until January 24, 2024. [GO TO MEETING WEBSITE]

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Oceanography is an open access journal featuring peer-reviewed articles that chronicle all aspects of ocean science and its applications.


In a large and exciting upgrade to our offerings, you can now page through past issues and supplements via our Oceanography flip book kiosk. The pages render crisply and issues are easily navigable. Please take a look and let us know what you think!

FOR AUTHORS: We can now add videos, animations, photo galleries, and audio files to the flip books. If you are planning to submit a manuscript to Oceanography, please think about how you might want to enhance your online article by adding supplementary files.

Featured Articles

Activity Bingo: Nudging Students to Make the Most Out of Fieldwork

By M.S. Glessmer et al.

We want all our students to be able to make the most of the valuable learning opportunities that fieldwork presents, and for that purpose, we created our “fieldwork bingo” activity

Advances in Environmental DNA Sampling for Observing Ocean Twilight Zone Animal Diversity

By A.F. Govindarajan et al.

As eDNA analyses are incorporated into mid- and deep-​water research and observing, new technologies and an improved understanding of eDNA distributions are required…

The Great Ocean Conveyor

By W.S. Broecker

This paper, published in Oceanography in 1991, provides a summary, from the author’s perspective, of the ocean conveyor belt’s operation.

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